The 3rd Women International Chess Tournament, Memorial of Krystyna Hołuj-Radzikowska, was held from 28th September to 6th October at the Chess Club KSz Polonia Wrocław, in Wrocław, Poland.
The tournament format was 10-player round robin. Draw offers were not allowed before move 40.
WGMs Nino Batsiashvili and Joanna Majdan-Gajewska clearly set apart from the rest of the field and were engaged in fearless battle for the top prize of 2800 EUR.
The two players finished on 6,5/9 points each, a ‘poltora’ points ahead of the nearest followers. Batsiashvili took the winner’s trophy on slightly better tie-break.
1-2. WGM BATSIASHVILI Nino GEO 2419 and WGM MAJDAN-GAJEWSKA Joanna POL 2384 – 6,5
3-4. WGM SZCZEPKOWSKA-HOROWSKA Karina POL 2376 and IM GURAMISHVILI Sopiko GEO 2431 – 5,0
5-6. IM ATALIK Ekaterina TUR 2433 and IM MKRTCHIAN Lilit ARM 2469 – 4,5
7. GM SOCKO Monika POL 2444 – 4,0
8-9. WGM ZAWADZKA Jolanta POL 2377 and IM VEGA GUTIERREZ Sabrina ESP 2392 – 3,5
10. WGM MICHNA Marta GER 2385 – 2,0
The tournament was organized by the Polish Chess Federation, Chess Club KSz Polonia Wrocław and Lower Silesian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the Lower Silesian Voivode Marek Aleksander Skorupa.